With the Wisconsin GOP pushing to rescind the two-day wait on handgun purchases in that state, Politifact confirms there is "no statistical evidence" that the waiting period decreases gun violence.
On April 27 the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that a Highland Park, Illinois' ordinance banning "assault weapons" and "high capacity" magazines is constitutional.
Everytown for Gun Safety researcher Ted Alcorn recently refused to debate Crime Prevention Research Center's John Lott on CSPAN's Washington Journal, but he assured viewers that his group is more than willing to debate any "credible scientist" who does not "minimize the issue of gun violence."
On April 27, Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton was saved from a mob of rioters by a Baltimore business owner armed with a shotgun. According to CNN, Fenton was on the streets of Baltimore and ran toward a location where
On April 27, a 16-year-old student at North Thurston High School in Lacy, Washington, allegedly pulled out a revolver and shot two rounds into the ceiling before being tackled by a teacher and then handcuffed by the school resource officer.
On April 26, The Wall Street Journal claimed California is one of a handful of states that will be ground zero for the battle between gun control and gun rights in the foreseeable future.
On April 22 a customer at a Kroger in Little Rock, Arkansas, saw an elderly man surrounded by "seven people," so he drew his gun and intervened to protect the gentleman.
Videos of rioters wreaking havoc in Baltimore and photos of them risking the lives of innocents by punching, throwing objects, and, in one instance, drawing back a knife with which to stab a bystander were reminders that Stand Your Ground laws are an antidote for brazen in-your-face attacks on city streets.
As blacks from Baltimore and other parts of the country riot in response to Freddie Gray's April 19 death following his arrest on the 12th, The Atlantic reports that blacks increasingly "experience the police not as benevolent defenders of the peace but as an arbitrary menace."
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launches "World's Longest Receipt" campaign to teach Kroger a lesson for not banning guns.
On April 23 an alleged 18-year-old home invader 'chose the wrong house' for a daylight robbery in Arlington, Texas, and was shot and killed by the homeowner, who was in the residence at the time.
The Department of Justice is "monitoring" Gun Cave Indoor Firing Range owner Jan Morgan in Hot Springs, Arkansas, for banning Muslims from shooting in the facility.
On April 24, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America expressed its "deep disappointment" in Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam (R) for signing into law a bill that allows mothers to carry guns in parks for self-defense.
On April 24, The Hill ran a column explaining that Hillary Clinton may not outline her strong support for more gun control until the presidential election is over.
Oregon's Josephine County Sheriff David Daniel says the background checks contained in Senate Bill 941 are "unenforceable," and he will not bother enforcing them, even if the legislature passes them.
On April 20, Breitbart News reported that Colorado has had Campus Carry for concealed carry permit holders since 2003, and there have been no mass shootings nor crimes by permit holders.
Judge Tosses Suit from Aurora Theater Victim’s Family, Orders Them to Pay Ammo Company’s Court Costs
In September, Breitbart News reported that the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence joined with Sandy and Lonnie Phillips in suing Lucky Gunner and other firearm-related stores for selling ammunition and other supplies to alleged Aurora theater gunman, James Holmes.
On April 22, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Everytown for Gun Safety attended an Oregon House Rules Committee hearing in support of Senate Bill 941—the same gun control bill being supported by Sandy Hook Promise, the group for whom Tim McGraw is raising money on July 17.
Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) has sent a letter to acting ATF director Thomas Brandon contending that a broad look at all firearm-related law enforcement deaths justifies the issuance of an AR-15 ammunition ban.
Bleacher Report looks at how the NBA's Dwight Howard is adapting to life with the Houston Rockets after time with the Los Angeles Lakers.
On April 22, a three-judge appellate panel from the New Jersey Superior Court ruled that a domestic violence accusation--that did not result in a conviction--is sufficient grounds for denying a resident a gun permit.
During the April 22 airing of Fox News' The Five, guest panelist Juan Williams said the NRA is using self-defense arguments to get "white America" to buy guns.
New information released by the California Department of Justice's Bureaus of Firearms shows that the state's "assault weapons" ban did not ban "assault weapons."
Although Washington DC's strict gun control requirements make it "illegal for most people to carry a firearm under Washington, D.C.’s strict gun laws," Capitol Police say it is allowable for members of Congress to keep guns in their offices and to transport them as well, "as long as they are unloaded."
On Monday, a would-be robber put a knife to the throat of a 74-year-old Fort Worth, Texas, grandma -- and the grandma responded by pointing a gun at the robber's face and telling him to "back off."